Education

Mapping Disease Using GIS

Location: 
Nature Research Center
Dates Available: 
October 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015
Times Available: 
Thursdays and Fridays, 10:00am & 11:45am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 8, maximum 30
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Must register for program at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit.
Fee: 
$70 per program

Use GIS to analyze the spread of infectious disease in North Carolina. GIS refers to computer-based mapping and modeling and is one of science’s most powerful tools used to answer questions and make predictions about important issues. Using freely available data and soft¬ware, learn how scientists use GIS by solving a real-world problem. This program is 1 1/2 hours. This program will be held in the Visual World Investigate Lab.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s):7.TT.1, 8.L.1, 8.L.2, 8.L.3, 8.TT.1, EEn.2.8, HS.TT.1

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2014–2015 school year begins Wednesday, August 13, 2014. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available 8/13/14).
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